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Department of Energy awards contract to GJ firm

By Dennis Webb

A small but fast-growing Grand Junction company is getting bigger still, thanks in part to a new federal contract worth as much as $200 million over five years. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration ...


GarCo’s Houpt fighting proposal on boards

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County Commissioner Tresi Houpt hopes to fend off a proposal that she says would limit her ability to represent her constituents on energy and other issues. Houpt is objecting to a proposal by fellow Commissioner John Martin that ...


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Junction leaders planting idea to discourage big, thirsty lawns

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Grand Junction city leaders are considering incentives to encourage businesses to shun large, thirsty lawns in favor of drought-resistant plants and other forms of xeriscaping. City Council members pitched the idea last week during a review ...


Holy Family plans celebration

By Staff

Holy Family Catholic School will mark Catholic schools week this week with a number of events, including a spaghetti lunch and talent show. Catholic schools week is an annual event, said Jake Aubert, Holy Family’s assistant principal, ...


Glenwood mobile home park may be subdivided

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — In what they’re casting as a means of creating more entry-level home ownership in Garfield County, developers are proposing to divide a mobile-home park near Glenwood Springs into 96 lots and selling them to ...


Slowdown a chance for town to catch up

By Staff

Just a few months back, the town of De Beque, on the edge of the natural gas-rich Piceance Basin, was scrambling to keep up with development. Now it is finding time to catch up. The number of rigs in use and wells being drilled has slowed. ...


Users find medical pot supply limited

By Staff

Imagine having to drive to the Front Range every time a prescription needed to be filled. Such is the reality for many Western Slope users of medical marijuana. “There are over 5,000 medical marijuana users in the state, and a good ...


Tough choices for state workers

By Staff

What is PERA? The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association is a pension fund for Colorado public employees, including all state employees, schoolteachers, state troopers, judges and employees from several local government ...


Avalon Theatre could change hands

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The Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority has had “significant conversations” with city administrators about assuming ownership and operations of the Avalon Theatre, as stakeholders attempt to plot the course of the ...


Education lobby asks for access to Social Security

By Staff

One local teacher hopes President Barack Obama will have a favorable attitude toward overturning two provisions that under certain circumstances deny Social Security benefits to members of public-employee pension plans. Chris Hobbs, a teacher ...


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